What are the 10 Chinese dishes that all foreigners love? In China, ordering food can be tough and confusing, so check out this guide to the best Chinese dishes you can get.
Arriving in China, eating out can be a challenge, especially if you arent familiar with Chinese dishes, let alone Chinese characters. But, youll notice after being in China for a little while, especially if you hang out with other foreigners, there are certain dishes that show up again and again on the restaurant table. Below are some of my favorites, and Ive found most foreigners like all of these. Give these a try when youre out at a restaurant, and start opening up your palate to more and more Chinese flavors. But dont just take my word for it, explore and find out which Chinese dish is your favorite. Meat dishes 1. Gōng Bǎo Jī Dīng 宫爆鸡丁 or 宫保鸡丁 We in the West know this traditional Sichuanese dish as Kung Pao Chicken. But, its not only in Sichuan where you can find this dish. Nearly all restaurants can make their own variant, yet its constant is pieces of chicken, peanuts, vegetables and chili peppers. Often the vegetable will be green onion, and occasionally carrots will be added in as well. What makes lots of foreigners (and me) like this dish is the Dīng. Dīng here means small piece and refers to the small pieces of boneless chicken in the dish. Many times chicken in Chinese food will not be deboned, which is a source of aggravation and annoyance, to...Read More